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    Posted on 10/03/2018
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    Magnolia Elementary 
    2418 28th Ave W
    Seattle, WA 98199
    School Leadership
    Principal: Katie Cryan Leary 
    Questions? Please contact Katie Cryan Leary  -  ktcryan@seattleschools.org / 206)252-3619
     
    Design Team Teachers will meet with the principal 8 - 10 hours a month starting in October 2018 to do the following: 
    • Give input on the development of the school's academic program 
      & learning partnership plan
    • Give input on the development of school systems  
    • Hire staff 
    • Meet with community 
    • Help with new building decisions 
     
    Magnolia Elementary will reopen in the fall of 2019! Student placement will be determined based on boundary decisions that the SPS School Board will make prior to open enrollment in January, 2019. The building is being remodeled to accommodate up to 610 students.  
     
    Magnolia Elementary is seeking innovative, caring teaching leads interested in creating plans for an elementary school environment grounded in belonging and equity. Successful candidates must be committed to: 
    • working collaboratively in grade level teams 
    • developing trusting, encouraging learning partnerships with all students 
    • creating a classroom environment that is intellectually and socially safe for learning  
      • engaging in reflective instructional practices grounded in culturally responsive  
        brain-based teaching  
     
    It is preferred that successful candidates will have experience: 
    • using Positive Discipline strategies in the classroom 
    • implementing a curriculum that integrates academic standards with ethnic studies and
             social & emotional learning competencies 
    • facilitating Project Based Learning  
    • integrating technology into student learning experiences 
     
    General Summary:
    A classroom teacher fosters and enhances an effective learning environment; facilitates the development or revision of curriculum and instructional materials; establishes learning objectives and standards based upon general District guidelines; provides instruction; counsels, disciplines, and supervises to meet the individual needs of assigned students, and evaluates student performance and progress.
     
    CAREER LADDER; THIS IS A CAREER LADDER POSITION. ONLY CURRENT SPS CLASSIFIED FTE EMPLOYEES MAY APPLY.

    The position of Student and Family Advocate is for the purpose/s of interpreting and translating career planning and assessments; ensuring appropriate placement of students; monitoring student progress and behavior; acting as a liaison between school, higher education institutions, families, the community and outside agencies.
     
    This position is only open to current sitting SPS Principals, Assistant Principals and participants who have been accepted into the 2018 -19 Principal or Assistant Principal School Leader Pool.  

    This position is open until filled.  First round interviews are expected to occur the week of August 13. 

    Seattle Public Schools is committed to eliminating the opportunity gap. We value, support, and have the highest expectations of our school leaders. School leadership is second only to teaching in its impact on student learning. Because we believe students, teachers, and parents are worthy of highly skilled and effective school leaders, Seattle Public Schools' recruits and invests in school leadership with the expectation that leaders improve and support the performance of adults in service of student learning.


    Provides leadership and builds a structure of relationships in the school and community so that all students have an equal opportunity to learn and be productive members of the community.

    STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTABILITY: Student achievement in a performance-based school is a shared responsibility involving the student, family, educators, and the community. The Assistant Principal's leadership is essential. As a leader the Assistant Principal, in collaboration and under the supervision of the Principal, is accountable for the continuous growth of students and increased building performance as measured over time by state standards and locally determined indicators. The Assistant Principal will have opportunities, under Principal's direction, to develop leadership skills and knowledge.
    Internal and external candidates are eligible for hire into this position.

    Under direction of the school principal, plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for students in designated subject areas(s), math, reading, etc. Provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of individuals to ensure Success for Every Student. Supervises students in a variety of school related settings. Monitors and evaluates student outcomes. Communicates and interacts with students, parents, staff and community. Develops, selects and modifies instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students. Maintains appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices. Monitors appropriate use and care of equipment, materials and facilities.
     
    NOTE: employees who primarily provide academic intervention support for teachers, as they work with students, should be in the role of Academic Intervention Spec - PD, not Academic Intervention Spec - Reading/Math.
    GENERAL SUMMARY
    This position, under supervision of the assigned foreperson, is responsible for assembling, installing, and maintaining pipes to carry water, steam, compressed air, and fluids needed for the operation of heating, cooling, fire control, and other systems.

    This position requires that you pass a skills test using Excel and Access at the intermediate level, including macro writing ability.

    This position's responsibilities are for the purpose of performing a variety of financial activities related to organizing and maintaining grant and other budgets; developing contracts with outside vendors; making payments, and tracking, reconciliation, and auditing of accounts;  working with the Grants and Accounting Department staff, and other staff in the immediate department;  recording and updating fiscal information in accordance with established financial practices as well as keeping data bases related to the work of the department, such as professional development data bases including the management of registration and clock hour support for certificated teachers.

    Open Hiring; Internal and external candidates may be considered


    GENERAL SUMMARY
    A classroom teacher performs under the general direction of the building principal or program manager and with assistance from appropriate staff personnel. A classroom teacher fosters and enhances an effective learning environment; establishes and adapts learning objectives and standards for special education students based upon general District guidelines and the rules and regulations governing special education; provides instruction, counsels, disciplines, and supervises to meet the individual needs of assigned students; and, to evaluate student performance and progress.
    Phase III-Open Hiring for the 2018 - 2019 school year.  Internal and External applicants can apply for this position. 

    "This position has been designated as a hard to fill position and is eligible for a $500 signing bonus, payable October 1, 2018. Current staff are eligible if they move from a low need position to a hard to fill position.  Employees are eligible to receive no more than one bonus per year."

    GENERAL SUMMARY
    A classroom teacher performs under the general direction of the building principal or program manager and with assistance from appropriate staff personnel. A classroom teacher fosters and enhances an effective learning environment; establishes and adapts learning objectives and standards for special education students based upon general District guidelines and the rules and regulations governing special education; provides instruction, counsels, disciplines, and supervises to meet the individual needs of assigned students; and, to evaluate student performance and progress.
    Magnolia Elementary 
    2418 28th Ave W
    Seattle, WA 98199
    School Leadership
    Principal: Katie Cryan Leary 
    Questions? Please contact Katie Cryan Leary  -  ktcryan@seattleschools.org / 206)252-3619
     
    Design Team Teachers will meet with the principal 8 - 10 hours a month starting in October 2018 to do the following: 
    • Give input on the development of the school's academic program 
      & learning partnership plan
    • Give input on the development of school systems  
    • Hire staff 
    • Meet with community 
    • Help with new building decisions 
     
    Magnolia Elementary will reopen in the fall of 2019! Student placement will be determined based on boundary decisions that the SPS School Board will make prior to open enrollment in January, 2019. The building is being remodeled to accommodate up to 610 students.  
     
    Magnolia Elementary is seeking innovative, caring teaching leads interested in creating plans for an elementary school environment grounded in belonging and equity. Successful candidates must be committed to: 
    • working collaboratively in grade level teams 
    • developing trusting, encouraging learning partnerships with all students 
    • creating a classroom environment that is intellectually and socially safe for learning  
      • engaging in reflective instructional practices grounded in culturally responsive  
        brain-based teaching  
     
    It is preferred that successful candidates will have experience: 
    • using Positive Discipline strategies in the classroom 
    • implementing a curriculum that integrates academic standards with ethnic studies and
             social & emotional learning competencies 
    • facilitating Project Based Learning  
    • integrating technology into student learning experiences 
     
    General Summary:
    A classroom teacher fosters and enhances an effective learning environment; facilitates the development or revision of curriculum and instructional materials; establishes learning objectives and standards based upon general District guidelines; provides instruction; counsels, disciplines, and supervises to meet the individual needs of assigned students, and evaluates student performance and progress.
     
    Open Hiring- internal and external applicants may apply.

    GENERAL SUMMARY
     
    A classroom teacher performs, under the general direction of the building principal or program manager and with assistance from appropriate staff personnel. A classroom teacher fosters and enhances an effective learning environment; facilitates the development or revision of curriculum and instructional materials; establishes learning objectives and standards based upon general District guidelines; provides instruction, counsels, disciplines, and supervises to meet the individual needs of assigned students; and, to evaluate student performance and progress.
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    OPEN TO CERTIFICATED AND CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES – Displaced and Contingency Contract holders ONLY

    GENERAL SUMMARY
     
    A classroom teacher performs, under the general direction of the building principal or program manager and with assistance from appropriate staff personnel. A classroom teacher fosters and enhances an effective learning environment; facilitates the development or revision of curriculum and instructional materials; establishes learning objectives and standards based upon general District guidelines; provides instruction, counsels, disciplines, and supervises to meet the individual needs of assigned students; and, to evaluate student performance and progress.
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    The position of Career Ladder Teacher (CLT) is a site-based career advancement opportunity that enables highly effective teachers to retain their primary role in classroom instruction and also provide professional support and guidance to fellow certificated colleagues. In addition to their regular contracted duties, CLTs support the professional growth and instructional effectiveness of fellow teachers at their site location by providing any combination of the following determined in collaboration with building leadership:

    Mentoring services
    • The organization and/or modeling of effective instructional and professional practice during the day by opening their classrooms for observations by teachers at their school or visitors from other schools.
    • Facilitating and/or organizing PLCs
    • Supporting the organization/development/implementation of PD at their school 
    (Note: CLTs will not be additionally compensated, as per CBA language, if they give up their prep periods to teach more sections.)
     
    To be eligible for the stipend the CLT as well as the rest of the Career Ladder Team will be expected to meet with the Career Ladder Program Coordinators at least 2 times during the school year at their school site. School Leadership strongly encouraged to attend meeting.
     
    Each school will be allotted ten (10) substitute days for the year in order to support the work of the Career Ladder teachers. For schools who have a Career Ladder Master Teacher, an additional four (4) substitute days will be allotted and can be used for the following purposes:
     
    1)  Substitute days for CLTs to observe and/or work with other teachers to help them improve their instruction.
    2)  Schools to set up lab-site classrooms in order to have teachers observe CLTs, or Master Teachers.
     
    This is a two (2) year contracted stipend position; incumbents must reapply to renew after two years.
     
    Career Ladder Teachers may not concurrently participate as Seattle Teacher Residency Mentors.